Tag: Alex Chilton

Big Star: In Space (Omnivore Recordings)

The fourth and final Big Star studio album is more a curiosity than a follow-up to the band’s highly revered trilogy of albums, good in its own way but not an album that necessarily meets the overwhelming expectations caused by the anticipation of a new Big Star album.

Alex Chilton: Reissues

We take a look at four recent archival reissues that highlight the talent and the creative range of the late Alex Chilton.

Song Of The Day: Alex Chilton, “Lies”

Taken from the forthcoming Omnivore Recordings release, A Man Called Destruction.

Song Of The Day: Big Star, “Blue Moon (Demo)”

Taken from the forthcoming Omnivore Recordings release, Complete Third.

Alex Chilton: Electricity By Candlelight NYC 2/13/97

  On February 13, 1997, Alex Chilton was to play the final night of a two-night booking at New York’s Knitting Factory. A problem arose, though: the power went out. Chilton, however, being a true performer, simply pulled out his acoustic guitar, while his drummer Richard Dwarkin set up a basic drum kit, and he… Read More ›